News | February 15, 2021 9:48 IST
Averting a major tragedy, the Jammu and Kashmir Police have detected a seven-kilogram Improvised Explosive Device (IED) near a crowded general bus stand area in Jammu. Officials said terrorists were planning to set off an explosion on the second anniversary of the 2019 Pulwama attack.
Jammu Inspector General of Police (IG) Mukesh Singh said they had inputs about terror groups planning an attack on the anniversary of the Pulwama attack. "We were on a high alert as we had inputs that terror groups were planning an attack on the anniversary of Pulwama attack. Last night we arrested a person named Sohail and recovered 6-6.5 kgs of IED from his possession," he told reporters Sunday afternoon.